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Swedish climte activist Greta Thunberg has called out Alberta's energy minister on social media for her remarks on pipeline construction.

Lethal new diseases are springing up at alarming rates, and modern globalized capitalism is behind it.

Commercial shipping on the Northern Sea Route starts earlier than ever before.

Some of the world's largest oil companies lost crucial appeals in federal court yesterday. The decisions could shape the outcome of lawsuits filed by California municipalities that accuse the industry of causing damage related to sea-level rise and other climate impacts.
In one of the driest corners of Europe, Manuel Barnes has watched the soil become healthier since he started growing almonds using techniques aimed at bringing new life to the land.

If rural residents elect influential politicians who distrust science, U.S. leadership on global issues suffers. Our nation and others are exposed to greater risk around issues like climate change and pandemic response.

Saving the Amazon rainforest is not just about raising alarms but also about finding ways to make harvesting its trees more profitable than tearing them down.

Groups across the left have come together to hash out their differences on climate policy. It turns out they agree on quite a bit.

The European Union's proposed €750 billion fund to help the bloc recover from the coronavirus crisis will have green strings attached, with 25% of all funding set aside for climate action, the European Commission has said.

Covid-19 has blown a $400 billion hole in global energy. How we fix it will determine our success or failure versus that other implacable force of nature: climate change.

A producer of orecchiette and paccheri is using the potentially clean energy source in a trial.

While, anecdotally, it seems that climate change has been appearing more frequently in music, this journalist wanted to put numbers to it.

There is little doubt that the enforced shutdown of normal commerce has played a major role in the air quality improvements we're seeing. The question is whether the temporary environmental gains from this unintended experiment in disease containment can be extended.

Chevron Corp shareholders on Wednesday voted to approve a proposal demanding that the company issue a report on its climate change related lobbying activities, a major win for activists against big oil.
The UK must go “faster and further” to tackle climate change, loss of nature and rebuild the economy after the coronavirus pandemic, a report has urged.
How sea water circulation underneath Antarctic ice shelves is a vital missing link in climate change projections.

Two new studies led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego highlight the significance of long-term observations for understanding ocean climate trends and events, including record-shattering marine heatwaves.

Demand for water is outstripping supply in Greece and climate change is making it worse. Greece needs to act now to secure its water future.

The bill requires the Independent Fiscal Office to estimate the cost of the regulation. There is no requirement to calculate the environmental or economic benefits of a regulation or compare the cost to doing nothing.

Scientists wishing to do research must now consult with Inuit groups — and consider long-neglected local priorities.
Eight California cities and counties, including San Francisco and Oakland, want billions of dollars from fossil fuel companies, alleging they caused major climate problems, like rising seas and extreme weather.

Federal pipeline inspectors didn't like what they found when they looked at construction of the Permian Express pipeline. Unqualified welders were fusing the pipe together in central Texas, using unapproved methods.

The U.S. Department of Energy is giving $2.2 million in 11 grants to small businesses in Pennsylvania to support research into areas including turbines, thermal energy storage and nuclear energy.

In battleground states such as Pennsylvania, Republicans are portraying the presumptive Democratic nominee as a threat to the oil and gas industry.
A 16-year-old climate activist says she is trying to find “ways that we can continue to push Joe Biden … to adopt the progressive and bold policies that we know are necessary if he’s going to get the strength and the power of of young voters.”
If your community doesn't recycle glass, here's a way to do it.

Because of increasing rates of sea level rise fueled by global warming, the remaining 5,800 square miles of Louisiana's coastal wetlands in the Mississippi River delta will disappear.

Proponents contend the new technology could boost the wind industry, but daunting challenges, including costs, remain.

We’re already seeing signs of accelerated forest mortality around the world. And it’s not just arid regions that may see forest die-offs, new research finds.
Thousands of German motorists can now claim damages from the carmaker.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he will schedule a vote on a public lands package from Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.).
Companies are developing alternatives to single-use plastic, and with options including seaweed and mushroom tissue, consumer interest isn’t disappearing, even during the coronavirus pandemic.
Blizzards of bugs are descending on India at an already tough time. Scientists say climate change is making the infestation worse.